Easy Rider
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Ending the Exceptional: Convention Defiance in Dennis Hopper’s 'Easy Rider' | 3 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM

Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider not only defied cinematic and social conventions upon its release in 1969, but also the very idea of American exceptionalism.

'Easy Rider': Dennis Hopper Explains America | 31 May 2010 // 5:00 PM

Anticipating everything from the Kent State killings to the Branch Davidian siege, Easy Rider distills just how deeply freedom and authority are fundamentally antagonists in America. Sadly, especially in America.

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'America Lost and Found: The BBS Story': A Cinematic Open Road | 10 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story leaves no doubt that BBS Productions was one of the most important players in a cinematic revolution. These seven films make a case for keeping the canvas wide and the road open.

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Easy Rider 40th Anniversary | 22 Nov 2009 // 3:59 PM

This 40-year-old classic still has its thrills -- enough to make you wish that you, too, had a bike with a teardrop gas tank emblazoned with the American flag.

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Fire Out of a Monkey's Head: Dennis Hopper (1936 - 2010) | 29 May 2010 // 4:11 PM

Dennis Hopper died as he lived - confronting the norm, pushing the envelope, unearthing the new and undiscovered - and sometime, paying the price for same.

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